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The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday urged consumers to avoid using pure caffeine powder, a potent substance linked to the deaths of two young men.
The government has dropped a case against a Tennessee couple convicted of using misbranded drugs in their cancer clinics, a rare move that could signal unease in Washington with such prosecutions.
The Department of Veterans Affairs provided misleading or false information multiple times about a year-plus review of unresolved patient consultation requests, according to an internal watchdog’s report.
Federal officials said that HealthCare.gov largely held up during a key sign-up deadline despite some stumbles.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Sarah Saldaña to be a top immigration official in the Homeland Security Department.
New York Magazine, which ran a story about the 17-year-old high schooler, said it was “duped.”
The New York Police Department has identified a seventh suspect from cellphone video that shows two officers being attacked by protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge, a law-enforcement official said.
The FDA warns that power morcellators can spread uterine cancer, but it didn’t study the surgical tools’ risk until 18 years after it began approving them for gynecology.
Republican Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam on Monday announced a plan to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act in a deal aimed at expanding insurance coverage to hundreds of thousands of poor Tennesseans.
Several Republican governors are pushing to reshape social-welfare programs with drug testing or other requirements, arguing the new rules better prepare recipients for employment.
The Senate on Monday confirmed Vivek Murthy as U.S. Surgeon General, in a 51-43 vote, despite opposition from antigun-control groups concerned about his comments that gun violence is a U.S. public health issue.
Capital Journal: President Obama and GOP leaders in Congress seem to want to pull their parties together in the middle, but with fewer centrist lawmakers, that could become a lonelier place, Gerald F. Seib writes.
Jeb Bush appears closer to a decision on whether to enter the 2016 presidential race than most potential rivals, but he has taken few overt steps to lay the groundwork for a campaign.